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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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The Right Way to buy Wine in a Restaurant: Decide what you will be eating. Carefully peruse the wine list for a bottle that will complement your food choices. Try to decide whether you really need to make the mortgage payment this month. Find a bottle you're familiar with and like, and that you know is reasonably priced. In a wine shop, that is. Doing ...
We picked up our rental car in Siracusa, made a quick run back up to Catania (short but boring story) then searched out the backroads and scenic routes in a roundabout drive to Noto. Happy to have the independence only a car can provide after relying on public transportation for several weeks. The busses and trains we've used have worked well and have been easy to negotiate. ...
... the working class neighborhoods of Siracusa we wondered what it would be like to spend a few months here. When we travel, I tend to focus on areas where I think we might want to live someday, at least perhaps part time (Croatia, Spain, Argentina and now Malta and Sicily). Sicily is definitely a new and, increasingly a leading member of my short list. Of course, Karen tends to pick travel destinations where perhaps we may someday die (Turkey, Honduras, India, ...
Like many of the places we've visited, Catania has a long and interesting history. Cathedrals built on the ruins of Roman theaters which were built on the ruins of Greek temples and so on so far back it makes the head spin. One of the more interesting chapters of Catania's history occurred in 1669 when Mt. Etna erupted, and the lava flows buried much of the city, resulting in over 12,000 deaths. The interesting part is that the monks of ...
I will miss the very laid back lifestyle of the Aeolian Islands. The next destination is Catania, Sicily. Its a ferry ride from Lipari to Milazzo. Bus from Milazzo to Messina, then another bus to Catania.
The road from Messina to Catania hugs the coast, very nice and green but it seems you spend a lot of time in tunnels.
Catania is a rather interesting and fascinating place. It is full of cathedrals and churches, Roman ruins and some wonderful architecture. It is like a ...